Equitable: care where quality does not vary because of characteristics such as gender, age, ethnicity, culture.
Here's why EQUITABLE physiotherapy is important - Common challenges associated with equitable physiotherapy
Sarah Wojkowski, PT, CPA Member since 2004
"On November 4th, 2015, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was asked why having a gender balanced cabinet was so important. His response was simple: "Because it is 2015".
This succinct answer made me pause to reflect on my own career as a physiotherapist. Could I provide such a pointed answer if someone were to ask me if my practice has been equitable?..." Read More
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